The U.S. downgrade by S&P today to AAA negative is having major effects on the price of gold and bonds today.
From our gold etf tracking live site (click)
Look at AGQ, +843% since 2009, amazing.
From our bond ETF tracking live site (click)
Bonds are all negative (you don't see red on the dailies, but bonds move significantly less than stocks, 1% is a big move)